Environment

Covering a full range of environmental and sustainability issues in Vancouver, British Columbia and Canada as a whole

Nature based solutions play 'modest' role in climate mitigation

Report estimates nature based climate solutions could reduce Canada's GHGs by 6%

COP15 — the Canadian summit trying to stop a global extinction crisis

Nearly 200 countries will attend COP15, held in Montreal from Dec. 7-19, in an effort to ratify a 10-year plan to halt and reverse the largest extinction crisis since the disappearance of the...

B.C.'s 2021 floods a 'toxic soup' of fecal coliform, fuel and cocaine

The report, which described wildlife and human habitat blurring during the flood, found 59 substances exceeded pan-Canadian environmental quality guidelines, and in some cases, concentrations grew as...

What new regulations mean for oil and gas sector

New methane reduction targets could reduce GHGs by 45 million tonnes

Has B.C. built back better?

Flood planning and management key to robust road resilience

B.C. gets 'F' on climate action report card

A coalition representing two million British Columbians has handed the B.C. government a failing grade in six out of 10 indicators on climate action.

Katzie First Nation sues BC Hydro over Alouette River impacts

A B.C. Supreme Court claim says BC Hydro's system has "drastically changed the land and waterscape in Katzie territory, including by curtailing or eradicating many of the Katzie's culturally...

Canada's logging emissions on par with Alberta oil sands, says report

A new report finds logging in Canada produced a net 75 megatonnes of carbon emissions in 2020, more than the emissions from the country's electricity output and on par with its largest oil-producing...

Turning CO2 into rock under the ocean in B.C.

Cascadia Basin off coast of B.C. has huge sequestration potential

B.C. First Nations call for action following endangered sturgeon deaths

The group would like to see all parties come up with a new water management regime that would protect both sturgeon and sockeye salmon